Lot of 5, including four ca 1840 Willima Henry Harrison campaign biographies, plus an 1840 Farmer's Almanac.
Todd, Charles S. and Drake, Benjamin. Sketches of the Civil and Military Services of William Henry Harrison. Cincinnati: U.P. James, 1840. 16mo, brown cloth, paper label on front, 168pp. Scattered foxing, corners bumped, front free pages missing, outer hinge beginning to split.
Second copy of above title, this one in paperback edition, printed wraps. Front wrap about half gone, serious damage to tp and first few pages. Foxing and water stains.
Anon. The Life of William Henry Harrison, (of Ohio,) the People's Candidate for the Presidency. With a History of the Wars with the British and Indians on our North-Western Frontier. Philadelphia: Marshall, Williams & Butler, 1840. 16mo, brown embossed cloth, gilt portrait of Harrison on front, 218pp. Scattered foxing. Moderate to heavy wear; corners bumped (lower ones severely), foot of spine missing cloth. Appears to be missing one of the free front endpapers. Previous owners' names on pastedown and remaining free endpaper.
Anon. The Life of Major-General William Henry Harrison: Comprising a Brief Account of his Important Civil and Military Services, and an Accurate Description of the Council at Vincennes with Tecumseh, as well as the Victories of Tippecanoe, Fort Meigs and the Thames. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1840. Small 8vo, printed paper boards, cloth spine, 96pp. Frontis port. of Harrison. Moderate wear to boards, spine nearly gone. Scattered foxing.
Farmer's Almanac. For the Middle States. 1840. Sold by David Felt & Co., New York. Approx. 4.75 x 7.75 in. Printed wraps, hand-stitched along spine, 34pp. Rear wrap about half missing. Overall toning. Rough condition, with rodent damage, edge scuffing. Most of the text is intact, however.
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